Alice Queen

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Developer ready to resurrect subdivisions in Newton County | PHOTOS

When the housing bubble burst in 2008, Newton County was left with a number of subdivisions that were halted in various stages of development.

Developer ready to resurrect subdivisions in Newton County

When the housing bubble burst in 2008, Newton County was left with a number of subdivisions that were halted in various stages of development.

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Georgia Perimeter places Commissioner John Douglas on administrative leave

Georgia Perimeter College has placed Newton County District 1 Commissioner John Douglas on administrative leave in response to a racially and sexually derogatory comment he posted on Facebook.

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Democrats call for Commissioner John Douglas's resignation for Facebook post

The Newton County Democratic Party is calling for the resignation of District 1 Commissioner John Douglas, a Republican, due to a Facebook post he made several weeks ago that included racially charged language.

Napping driver awakes to carjacking in Rockdale County

A Covington man told the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office that he was carjacked early Wednesday morning after he fell asleep in his car and awoke to see three men pointing guns in his face.

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Three Conyers teens arrested in connection with kidnapping, assault | PHOTOS

The Conyers Police Department was able to quickly arrest three suspects in Monday night’s kidnapping and sexual assault of a woman who was working security for a filming company in Olde Town Conyers.

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Newton County Commissioner John Douglas apologizes for 'insensitive' Facebook posting

Newton County District 1 Commissioner John Douglas has joined the ranks of those in the public eye who make hasty comments through social media and then regret it.

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Conyers Police: Man died playing Russian roulette

Police said a Conyers man died early Thursday morning when an apparent game of Russian roulette went wrong.

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Newton County Dixie Boys All Stars honored with proclamation

The Newton County Dixie Boys 14 & Under All Star Team got a warm welcome at the Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday night.

Newton County commissioners approve budget, millage over objections

Despite objections from one commissioner and a number of county residents, three Newton County commissioners approved a $53.7 million budget at a called meeting Monday night, along with a maintenance and operations millage rate of 12.99.

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